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TDIM - A.R. Rahman released the single Infinite Love in both English and Hindi - 20th Dec

Posted December 20, 2013 @ 08:25 am
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A.R, Rahman released the single "Infinite Love" in both English and Hindi

TDIM - A.R. Rahman released the single Infinite Love in both English and Hindi - 20th Dec

Everyone knows how brilliant of a performer and singer A.R.Rahman is, he’s best described as the world's most prominent and prolific film composer of all time. His works are notable for integrating Eastern classical music with electronic music sounds, world music genres and traditional orchestral arrangements.

He also won two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, four National Film Awards, fifteen Filmfare Awards and thirteen Filmfare Awards South in addition to numerous other awards and nominations. His extensive body of work for film and the stage earned him the nickname "the Mozart of Madras" and several Tamil commentators and fans have coined him the nickname Isai Puyal.

In 2009, Time placed Rahman in its list of World's Most Influential People. The UK based World Music magazine Songlines named him one of 'Tomorrow's World Music Icons' in August 2011.

However, it was on this very day in music Rahman released the single "Infinite Love" in both English and Hindi commemorating the last day of the Mayan calendar to spread hope, peace and love. His Tour 2013, Rahmanishq was announced on the 29th of July 2013 at Mumbai. Starting from Sydney on 24th of August the tour moves to various cities in India.

"Infinite Love" is a single by Indian composer A. R. Rahman. The single was released under Sony Music  and was recorded to "instill faith and optimism in people" prior to the predicted doomsday on 21 December 2012. The song was also released in Hindi, titled "Behad Pyaar", which translates to "Infinite Love" in English. Rahman, Indian rapper Blaaze along with Gil Levy wrote the lyrics for the English version, whereas lyricist Irshad Kamil worked on the Hindi lyrics.

This music video was directed by Paul Boyd who had previously worked with artists like Sting, Shania Twain, Kylie Minogue, Celine Dion, Bryan Adams and INXS. The video is choreographed by Longinus Fernandes. The video was shot in late-September 2012 at various locations including Mumbai, United States, Jamaica and Hong Kong. The video footage was shot across four different countries in 20 days over six months by Boyd, featuring children from Africa, Hong Kong, USA and India.

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